Africa, North Africa, Mediterranean sea; Abraham Ortelius (1527-1598 - Barbaria et Biledulgerid - 1581-1600

Description
Africa, North Africa, Mediterranean sea; Abraham Ortelius (1527-1598 - Barbaria et Biledulgerid - 1581-1600
First map of North Africa in a world atlas

This map derives from the first world atlas, made by Abraham Ortelius from 1570 onwards. Tghis map derives from the 1592 Latin edition. It weas included from the first edition ibn 1570 onwards and shows the North coast area of Africa and Canary uslands in great detail. The Latin text on verso is also detailed and in an old hand, additional details are provided.

Lot details
Object
Map
Country (current geographical location)
Africa
Geographical specification
North Africa, Mediterranean sea
Map maker/ publisher
Abraham Ortelius (1527-1598
Map/ Book title
Barbaria et Biledulgerid
Period
1581-1600
Condition
Excellent
Technique
Copper engraving
Additional Information
First map of North Africa in a world atlas
Size of the largest image
438×542 mm
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